1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Stoke IPA - McCashin's Brewery

Not Rated.
Stoke IPA
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

5 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 6.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
McCashin's Brewery visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrinkSlurm on 01-15-2013)
View: Beers (16) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by StoicBeast:
Photo of StoicBeast
StoicBeast

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-25-2013 04:30:51 | More by StoicBeast
More User Reviews:
Photo of XsoldoutX
XsoldoutX

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-10-2014 09:21:53 | More by XsoldoutX
Photo of humulusphile
humulusphile

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-13-2013 04:52:17 | More by humulusphile
Photo of BucBasil
BucBasil

South Carolina

3.84/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Bought at the Jing An FreshMart in Shanghai, China. Poured from the 330mL bottle into a pint glass.

A: Dark dark orange/amber color with a fluffy 2 finger thick off white head that lasts for a while and leaves some nice lacing.

S: Lots of balance. Hops come out first - floral and somewhat piney. Then lots and lots of malt. Way more malt than I expected in an IPA aroma. It actually drowns out the hops. Bready, some caramel or toffee. More like a bitter or some other style.

T: Very balanced, with a good amount of floral and spicy hops with lots of bread and sweet malt in there. I think this is more along the lines of an English style IPA, which makes sense given that it's from New Zealand.

F: Good medium body allows the balance and flavor to really come out.

Overall, pretty good. I think with IPAs we have come to expect hop bombs but this is very subdued and more English in character, with lots of balance and a good amount of bready malt. Very drinkable. Surprisingly tasty. I'd pick it up again.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 12:11:41 | More by BucBasil
Photo of DrinkSlurm
DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 11.2oz bottle into tulip. Purchased at Calandro's in Baton Rouge, LA, for abut $3 while on business. I was excited to try this brew as it has lots of Nelson hops (per the bottle).
Pours a orange hue golden color with no head, but some nice sticky lacing and a lot of carbonation. Not much aroma...kind of "macro" smelling corn, but some white grape hop aroma persists. Clean crisp almost watery malt flavor...some mild grapey hop notes, but malts dominate; almost adjunct like. Hops are mild, but pleasant...its just not anywhere near an IPA. I tried to find some info on IBU with no luck; id guess somehwere around 40.
Its an ok brew, but a sub-par IPA.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 02:48:28 | More by DrinkSlurm
Stoke IPA from McCashin's Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.